Japanese shoes

A Day in the Waraji Sandals of a Samurai

Out of a love for hiking and a piqued interest in sawanobori 沢登り(Japanese stream climbing, a type of mountaineering that involves traversing and ascending lakes, streams and falls), we set off on a quest to find the right multi-purpose shoe. The new “technologies” advertised in modern day footwear and the purposes they supposedly support: ultra…